fluidity


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flu·id

 (flo͞o′ĭd)
n.
A continuous, amorphous substance whose molecules move freely past one another and that has the tendency to assume the shape of its container; a liquid or gas.
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a fluid.
2. Readily reshaped; pliable.
3. Smooth and flowing; graceful: the fluid motion of a cat.
4.
a. Changing or tending to change; variable: a fluid situation fraught with uncertainty.
b. Characterized by or allowing social mobility: a fluid society.
5. Convertible into cash: fluid assets.

[From Middle English, flowing, from Old French fluide, from Latin fluidus, from fluere, to flow; see bhleu- in Indo-European roots.]

flu·id′i·ty (-ĭd′ĭ-tē), flu′id·ness n.
flu′id·ly adv.

fluidity

(fluːˈɪdɪtɪ)
n
1. (General Physics) the state of being fluid
2. (General Physics) physics the reciprocal of viscosity

flu•id•i•ty

(fluˈɪd ɪ ti)

n.
1. the quality or state of being fluid.
2. the ability of a substance to flow.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fluidity - the property of flowing easily; "adding lead makes the alloy easier to cast because the melting point is reduced and the fluidity is increased"; "they believe that fluidity increases as the water gets warmer"
thinness - a consistency of low viscosity; "he disliked the thinness of the soup"
2.fluidity - a changeable quality; "a charming Oriental fluidity of manner"; "a certain fluidness in his perception of time made him an unpredictable colleague"; "demographers try to predict social fluidity"
changeability, changeableness - the quality of being changeable; having a marked tendency to change; "the changeableness of the weather"

fluidity

noun
Ready skill in expression:
Translations
سُيولَه، مُيوعَه، مُرونَه
plynulostpřizpůsobivosttekutost
gratieomskiftelighedustabilitetynde
fljótanleiki
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fluidity

[fluːˈɪdɪtɪ] N [of substance, movement] → fluidez f; [of situation] → inestabilidad f

fluidity

[fluːˈɪdɪti] n
[movement] → fluidité f
[line, design] → fluidité f
(= volatility) [situation] → fluidité ffluid ounce n mesure de capacité représentant 0,028 litres (GB) ou 0,030 litres (USA)flu jab n (= vaccination) → vaccin m contre la grippe

fluidity

n
(lit, fig, of movement) → Flüssigkeit f; the fluidity of the paintingdie fließenden Linien des Gemäldes
(fig: = variability: of situation, plans) → Ungewissheit f

fluidity

[fluːˈɪdɪtɪ] n (of substance) → fluidità; (of movement) → scioltezza; (of arrangements) → elasticità

fluid

(ˈfluid) noun
1. a substance (liquid or gas) whose particles can move about freely.
2. any liquid substance. cleaning fluid.
adjective
1. able to flow like a liquid. a fluid substance.
2. smooth and graceful. fluid movements.
3. (of arrangements, plans etc) able to be changed easily. My holiday plans are fluid.
fluˈidity noun
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